Grindelwald was nearly flooded
The rock slide in Glacier lake provoked a rise in the water level, and river Black Lucina he threatened to withdraw from the coast. | The whole country spent the…

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The Lake Ritsa, Stalin's dacha
Ritsa lake is probably the most famous lake not only in Abkhazia, but also in the entire North Caucasus. To visit Abkhazia, still, what a place Gagra or Pitsunda, and…

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Lake Louise (Lake Louise), Canada

Inland resorts of lake Louise

The resort is located in South-Western Canada, Alberta in Banff National Park, 55 km West of the town of Banff and 177 km from the city of calgary. Its history began in 1882, when Tom Wilson, one of the experts who built the Canadian Pacific Railway in the area of the village of Laggan (the former name of the station Lake Louise), once discovered a beautiful lake surrounded by the majestic Rocky mountains, with snow-capped peaks and bright green forest on the picturesque slopes. He later recalled: “for Some time we sat silently, unable to look away from the brilliant beauty of the landscape that unfolded in sparkling glacier”.

The first discoverer called it Emerald lake, but then, in 1884, it was renamed lake Louise in honor of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, daughter of Queen Victoria and wife of Governor-General of the canadian colonies of great Britain. Today lake Louise and its beautiful surroundings — this is part of the unique Banff National Park, rich in flora and fauna, as well as a luxury ski resort, where there are many attractions and entertainment that attract tourists from around the world.

The climate of the resort is temperate and rather mild, the coldest month-January, the warmest-July, rainfall – an average of 472 mm, the snow cover in winter – roughly 400 see

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National parks of the world
Walking through the Park, we can hike to admire the icy splendor of the Northern nature. The Park stretches from the South to the North of Iceland. Vatnajökull covers an…

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The deepest lake in the world
  Lake like bodies of water scattered throughout the planet. Sometimes the scale of such natural areas surprise you, especially when it comes to size, and definitely the deepest lake…

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